Harriet Eloise Brown Naylor
Harriett Eloise Brown Naylor passed away on November 15, 2017 at her home. Harriett was born on April 6, 1918. She earned her BA in Science from James Madison University. She was also in attendance at President Truman’s Inaugural Ceremonies as a reporter for the Suffolk News Herald. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Donald M. Johnson, Sr. and Robert Traver Naylor; father, Walter Pryor Brown, Sr.; mother, Zuleka Eloise Brown; brothers, Walter Pryor Brown, Jr., Thaxton Mallory Brown, and Robert Hunter Brown; and son Michael Traver Naylor.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Donald “Demi” M. Johnson, Jr. (Lana) of Girdwood, Alaska, and Harriett Robin Naylor of Suffolk, Virginia; 4 granddaughters; 4 great granddaughters, 2 great grandsons; and numerous nieces, nephews, and pets.
Harriett will be remembered for being very adventurous, her love of travel, her arts and crafts projects, and a lifetime of teaching.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 11:00 am at Main Street United Methodist Church in Suffolk by Rev. Myrtle Hatcher. The family is being assisted by R. W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory. Condolences may be offered online at RWBakerFH.com.
Main Street United Methodist Church
202 N. Main St.
Suffolk, VA 23434